Editorials

The Dangerous Mr. Ordonez: A Threat to Peace in Colombia?

John I. Laun December 15, 2013 On Monday of last week Colombia’s Procurador General (sometimes translated as Inspector General) Alejandro …

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A MOMENT OF TRUTH

We in the United States are now experiencing both a federal government shutdown and a threat to exceed the debt …

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THE PEOPLE MUST BE HEARD

For several weeks Colombia’s countryside has been alive with protests of campesinos, union members, small-scale (artisan) miners and others who …

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Belittling A Democratically-Elected Head of State: Denying Passage to President Evo Morales

  How would we as United States citizens react if another country were to deny permission to the Presidential aircraft …

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Letter to the Editor on Mining in Wisconsin

March 19, 2013 Mr. Michael Mathes Editor, Tri-County News Delta Publications 606 Fremont Street Kiel, WI 53042   Dear Mike: …

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Short Shrift for Chavez on Wisconsin Public Radio ( WPR)

When Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died last week, I turned to Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) expecting a sensitive, nuanced view …

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Hugo Chavez’s Contribution to Justice and a New Latin American Order

  Since the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez of cancer three days ago, appreciation for what he accomplished in …

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A MISSED OPPORTUNITY

This past weekend’s meeting of heads of state of 31 countries of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, called the “Cumbre …

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A Human Rights Injustice

To the surprise of human rights defenders everywhere, the Spanish Supreme Court on Friday, February 10 found Judge Baltazar Garzon, …

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A Great Example of Courage and Commitment

The Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado, with which the Colombia Support Network (CSN) has had the privilege of …

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